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Scales, Prunella

Overview
Works: 380 works in 1,139 publications in 5 languages and 20,583 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Action and adventure television programs  Television series  Fiction  Television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Poetry 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Publications about Prunella Scales
Publications by Prunella Scales
Most widely held works by Prunella Scales
Howards End by James Ivory( visu )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 1,994 libraries worldwide
Margaret and Helen Schlegel are sisters from a well-educated European family. A series of events brings them into a relationship with the very English Wilcox family. Both families also come into contact with Leonard Bast and his wife, a couple near the lowest tier of the rigid class system. Leonard's desire for cultural and intellectual status attracts the attention of Helen. Margaret must reconcile her independent spirit with her desire for companionship and a comfortable place in Edwardian society. Her moral strength is eventually able to resolve the tangle of opposites
Emma by Jane Austen( visu )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,646 libraries worldwide
"Emma is the story of a rich, clever and beautiful young woman who can't resist orchestrating other people's love lives. As her romantic plans go ridiculously wrong, however, it's Emma herself who risks missing out on her perfect match!"--Container
Fawlty Towers the complete collection by John Cleese( visu )
115 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
Basil Fawlty is the sharp-tongued, short-fused owner of Fawlty Towers, a hotel plagued by crisis, chaos and bizarre characters. This set collects all 12 episodes of the British comedy, and also includes interviews with the writer and star, John Cleese
The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( visu )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
Fawlty Towers by John Cleese( visu )
61 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and German and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Four comedies featuring the antics of Basil Fawlty, an incompetent and aggressively rude proprietor of a small English resort hotel
The tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle and Mr. Jeremy Fisher and other stories by Beatrix Potter( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
Yet again Lucie loses her pocket handkerchief. In her search she meets Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, a kindly, but strangely prickly washerwoman, and Mr. Jeremy Fisher who tells her of his eventful fishing trip. When seven little bunnies go missing Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny find themselves caught up in a terrible battle between Mr. Tod and his unwelcome guest. Tom Thumb and Hunca Munca create havoc in the doll's house while Johnny Town-Mouse entertains a visitor from the country who has travelled up by mistake in a hamper of vegetables
The millionairess by Anthony Asquith( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
In the bonus play, set 40 years in the future, the king must match wits with an unruly mistress and a cabinet seeking to transform the nation into a constitutional monarchy--Container
Hobson's choice by David Lean( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
An owner of a Victorian-era boot shop finds himself in a battle of wills with his headstrong eldest daughter, who wants to make her own professional and personal decisions in her life
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Death's shadow: A successful theatrical director, Simon Fletcher, returns to Badger's Drift, his head filled with disturbing childhood memories. Soon after, a local property developer becomes the first in a string of baffling murders. Strangler's wood: When a beautiful Brazilian woman is found strangled with a striped necktie in Raven's Wood, Barnaby experiences a disturbing sense of déjà vu. His investigation leads him to a trail fo blackmail, greed and betrayal. Blood will out: Barnaby is enlisted to keep the peace when the arrival of two feuding clans of travelers disrupts the tranquility of Martyr Warren. Local magistrate and Falklands War veteran Hector Bridges gets fired up about the interlopers and unwisely marches into the fray. Beyond the grave: First the portrait of a wealthy village forefather is found slashed to shreds in a local museum. Then a string of unearthly happenings in the museum and its graveyard terrify the community. Barnaby and Troy are called upon to separate fact from fiction
Dalziel & Pascoe ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Season one of the British detective television series Dalziel & Pascoe. Dalziel is an old-school-style detective and has been assigned a new partner. Pascoe is a new-style detective, but Dalziel begins to see the merits of combining the old and the new in order to crack hard cases
Agatha Christie Marple ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. A pocket full of rye: Who poisoned the wealthy businessman Rex rotescue? Miss Marple barely has time to ponder this question before her former maid Gladys turns up strangled on the Fortescue estate. Murder is Easy: Murder is easy, says elederly Miss Pinkerton to Miss Marple during a chance encounter on a train. However, when Miss Pinkerton herself dies, Miss Marple believes it was no accident. The Do it with Mirrors: Miss Marple's old friend Carrie-Louise has always had a soft heart for charitable causes. This time it's juvenile criminals lodged in a reformatory on her estate. Murder and mystery follow needing Miss Marple's sleuthing skills. Why Didn't they Ask Evans? A dying man's last words turn young Bobby Attfield into an amateur detective. With the help of two assistants, socialite Frankie Derwent and Jane Marple, he sets out to solve the riddle they pose
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
British humor at its finest! The tale of two formidable ladies as they vie for social supremacy in their provincial 1920s town, which overflows with snootiness, low cunning schemes, and a rivalry that won't end
Country matters ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
Adaptations of short stories by A.E. Coppard and H.E. Bates. Set against the English countryside during the post-World War I period. Reveals the timeless and constant qualities of the British landscape and its people
Station Jim ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
A young man working in a train station befriends a dog that can do amazing tricks. When the Queen of England is set to visit the station, an assassination attempt is put on her. Will the most unlikely of characters save the day?
Emma by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Emma, a self-assured young lady in Regency England, is determined to arrange her life and the lives of those around her into a pattern dictated by her romantic fancy
The Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1960 and 1999 in English and English, Middle [1100-1500] and held by 323 libraries worldwide
A collection of diverse tales told by a group of travellers on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Thomas a Becket at Canterbury
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( file )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 303 libraries worldwide
It is Christmas eve and Clara and Fritz's parents are throwing their annual holiday party. The mysterious guest, the toymaker Herr Drosselmeyer, arrives with life-size dancing dolls to entertain the family and their guests, but he saves his most special gift for his god-daughter Clara, a nutcracker doll. That night, the tree begins to grow, the toy soldiers and the Mouse King have a battle, and Clara's nutcracker turns into a handsome prince! This child-friendly adaptation of the complete ballet score is given a beautiful retelling of the story by Jim Weiss, America's premiere storyteller. A one-hour version of the world's most famous ballet, it is sure to delight young and old alike
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
British humor at its finest! The tale of two formidable ladies as they vie for social supremacy in their provincial 1920s town, which overflows with snootiness, low cunning schemes, and a rivalry that won't end
Mapp & Lucia ( visu )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
In the fictional village of Tilling-on-Sea circa 1920, two formidable matrons vie for social supremacy, using unconventional weaponry such as gardeners and lobster recipes. Each episode serves up an exquisite dish of quirky characters and razor-sharp satire
The thieving magpie by Gioacchino Rossini( file )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
 
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Illingworth, Prunella Margaret Rumney 1932-
Prunella Scales actrice britannique
Prunella Scales attrice britannica
Prunella Scales britisk skodespelar
Prunella Scales britisk skuespiller
Prunella Scales Brits actrice
Prunella Scales brittisk skådespelare
Prunella Scales englische Schauspielerin
Rumney Illingworth, Prunella Margaret 1932-
Прунелла Скейлс
פרונלה סקיילס
پرونلا اسکالز بازیگر بریتانیایی
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